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Our Grandmothers' Lives: As Told in Their Own Words
     

Our Grandmothers' Lives: As Told in Their Own Words

by Freda Freda (Editor)
 

 This collection of reminiscences and personal stories tells us about the daily lives of Cree women over the past century: household chores, snaring rabbits, and picking berries, going to school, marriage, bearing and raising children. Seven Cree women share memories about their lives and the history of their people, and provide insights into the

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 This collection of reminiscences and personal stories tells us about the daily lives of Cree women over the past century: household chores, snaring rabbits, and picking berries, going to school, marriage, bearing and raising children. Seven Cree women share memories about their lives and the history of their people, and provide insights into the traditional teachings of a society where practical and spiritual matters are never far apart.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889771185
Publisher:
Canadian Plains Research Center
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Canadian Plains Reprint Series Series , #3
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Freda Ahenakew, formerly Associate Professor of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, is a Cree speaker and a grandmother herself.

H.C. Wolfart is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manitoba

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